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  Mahazedi Pagoda (Bago - brick temple)

 

Myanmar

The northwestern side of the compound of the Mahazedi Pagoda in Bago features a brick temple topped with a gilded sikhara.

 

It houses some standing Buddha images, while the walls have a number of niches containing either windows or smaller Buddhist sculptures.

 

  Mahazedi Pagoda (Bago - brick temple)

 

  Mahazedi Pagoda (Bago - brick temple)

 

The roof of this building is supported by enormous gilded columns with lotus cornices.

See also THAILAND'S NEIGHBOURS & BEYOND and TRAVEL PICTURES (1) and (2).

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